Department Stores Expand Outlet Divisions

Department stores are deciding more and more frequently to invest in their own off-price outlet stores in order to retain those customers who flock to retailers such as Marshall's, Ross Dress For Less and Burlington when they are looking for discounted designer brands. While some department store chains such as … Continue reading

Gift Idea 11: Collectible Holiday Bears

No matter what age you are, a stuffed teddy bear always takes you back to when you were a child and the fond memories you have of the holidays. For this reason, our Christmas gift idea #11 is collectible holiday bears. Most of these bears are embroidered with the year, … Continue reading

Gift Idea 2: Personalized Gifts

Nothing quite conveys that time and forethought went into selecting a gift for someone than a personalized gift. This can either be in the form of a present which is actually custom embroidered or embossed or a stock item which simply has the recipient's first or last initial.  You'll be … Continue reading

Chic & Affordable: Designer Keychains

One product we never get tired of talking about is the chic yet affordable designer keyring. Not only is it one of the most used accessories a person owns (pretty much every day), but it also conveys a lot about a person's style and sophistication. What is also great is … Continue reading

Baseball Fashion: World Series 2015

Now that the teams are set for the 2015 World Series which begins Tuesday 27th October in Kansas City, the memorabilia and fashion products are hitting stores like Macys, Kohls, Target, Walmart and others. And if you happen to live here in Europe, don't fret because many of these stores … Continue reading

Macys now offers Dutch brand OppoSuits

Macy's, 'America's department store', began selling Dutch mens suit brand OppoSuits in August and this month has announced it will expand the selection with several new Christmas styles. The over-the-top printed suits are now available in 310 of the chain's stores as well as on Macys.com. [Macy's Embraces Whimsy in … Continue reading

Premium Department Stores Leverage Names at Holidays

There are only a handful of department stores which have the ability to leverage their name with consumers when the holidays roll around. It is a very select few which have built their brand well enough to be able to put it on Christmas tree ornaments and then have those decorations … Continue reading

Winter 2012: Women’s Cold-Weather Boots

1- The North Face Nuptse Fur IV purple pull-on boot with fur trim (£70, John Lewis), 2- DKNY Calgary fur trimmed rubber boot (sale $129.99, Macys), 3- Adidas Choleah burgundy lace up Climaproof Primaloft high shaft snow boots ($150, Adidas US), 4- Sperry Topsider Shearwater black mid shaft duck bootie … Continue reading